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TRUE STORY FROM TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASSROOM — WHY STUDENTS CAN’T READ!

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Sent to Texas Education Activist, Donna Garner by a Texas classroom teacher friend. 

Name kept confidential.

 

 

Donna,

 

I just talked with a kindergarten teacher from XXXX, TX. 

 

I am tutoring a second grade boy of a friend of hers. She came to pick him up today for his dad. The boy goes to a school here in XXXX. He could read NOTHING when he could not pass my 1st grade IRI at the time he came to me for tutoring. He could read all but 2 of the Dolch Sight Words List but missed 28 simple phonics words on my dyslexia test. He is an obvious vicim of Guided Reading. He is making fabulous progress with me.

 

I struck up a conversation with the kindergarten teacher from XXXX. I mentioned that his teacher had taught the bright boy next to nothing in his Guided Reading classroom. Then she told me something that blew my mind. She said that last year they were told to switch from Saxon Phonics, which they had used very successfully, to the Pinnell and Fountas Guided Reading program.  Why on earth would any district with an ounce of common sense switch from Saxon to Guided Reading

 

Forgive me, but what on earth is wrong with administrators who would switch from an excellent beginning reading program [Saxon] to the absolutely worst reading program [Guided Reading] ever devised by the mind of man?

 

I believe, Donna, there is a Big Conspiracy afoot. Guided Reading is not only a colossal failure; but it is an incredibly expensive failure, sapping schools of funds that could be spent better elsewhere. It, also, fills the remedial reading classes with students who otherwise would not be there – an added enormous expense.

 

Somebody is using our administrators to subvert good education in our schools. I wish I knew who it was. 

 

XXXXXX 

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Texas Teacher Sexually Assaulted 6-Year-Old Kindergarten Student During Recess

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Texas Teacher Sexually Assaulted 6-Year-Old Kindergarten Student During Recess

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A Texas teacher was arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a six-year-old kindergarten student in the classroom while the other kids were at recess.

Police say 33-year-old Alfredo Andrade-Gaytan told the girl to stay in the classroom while the other students went to recess and asked her to “play a game.”

The girl told her parents that she was sexually assaulted and her parents took her to the hospital where DNA evidence was recovered from her clothing.

After initially denying he had been alone with the girl, Andrade-Gaytan confessed, saying he “made a mistake.”

Andrade-Gaytan was immediately removed from the classroom and has been fired by the Austin school district.

Police say the girl was only in his class for one day.

Police Chief Eric Mendez said “this is very disturbing. This is not typical behavior. Usually in these types of incidents the suspect knows their victim or their intended victim for some time.”

Andrade-Gaytan has taught in the school district since 2009 and has worked as a teacher since 2005.

Kalina Orwick, who has four kids who attend Walnut Creek Elementary School where he worked, said “they don’t even know how to spell, they barely know their ABCs and they have to worry about parents and teachers that are crazy. I think they deserve to be protected just like how we protect them at home, it needs to happen at school.”

“You can very well put cameras or something in the classroom so we can see what they’re actually doing. That’s the problem. The teachers are free to say and do whatever they want,” Orwick added.

Andrade-Gaytan is being held at Travis County Jail on $50,000 bail.

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IS CSCOPE PRO ISLAMIC? ABSOLUTELY!

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Those responsible for Cscope are the Directors of the 20 Texas Education Service Centers in Texas.  They formed a non-profit within a state agency with taxpayers money but have failed to release lessons or financials to the public. That alone should be cause for alarm among Texas parents, pastors and taxpayers across the state.

 

After researching Cscope for over a year you can take my word for it. Cscope is pro Islamicdespite State Csocpe Director, Wade Labay’s attempt to cover this up.  I originally found thisIslamic Powerpoint along with this corresponding lesson that instructs  the teacher to hand out verses of the Quran to the students. I personally showed this to Cscope Director Wade Labay in January/2012 which you can hear him deny it’s existence within Cscope though he had the powerpoint removed 3 days later.

 

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Numerous Texas School districts that have purchased Cscope have posted the followingMemo in defense of Cscope.  One portion states the following….

 

Does CSCOPE Promote Islam?

Absolutely not. This misunderstanding is based on lesson content that has been taken completely out of context. CSCOPE teaches the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) which are adopted by the 15 members of the SBOE. A number of the TEKS call for students to learn about and compare the various world religions. One of the religions addressed is Islam, and there is a lesson on the founding principles and history of the religion; just as there are lessons for Christianity, Judaism, and other major world religions. One part of the lesson on the basic tenets of Islam has been presented as what students are to learn about all religions, when in fact it simply describes what Muslims believe and what Islam teaches. (The lesson mentioned here is above with the powerpoint. Reminder this is the lesson calling for the teacher to hand out verses of the Qu’ran.)

 

 

 

Following are more examples of Cscope’s Pro Islamic content!

1) The following is from a Kindergarten lesson working to have children sympathizing with Muslim/Islam  from Kindergarten and it continues through out the upper grades. 
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2) Kindergarten- Suggested book to read aloud to class….Salaam: a Muslim American boy’s story by Tricia Brown

3) 1st Grade. Lesson on Clara Barton….

The Red Crescent
The Red Crescent emblem was first used by ICRC volunteers during the armed conflict between Russia and Turkey
(1877–1878). The symbol was officially adopted in 1929, and so far 25 Islamic states have recognized it.
Originally, only the Red Cross was to be used as an emblem of the Geneva Conventions, but because it reminded
Muslims of the Crusaders, most of the Muslim nations (primarily the Ottoman Empire, later Turkey) objected to this, and
as a result an additional emblem (the Red Crescent) was to be provided for.
Though the crescent is traditionally associated with Islam, the Red Crescent is a color reversal of the Ottoman flag, which
was later adapted into the modern flag of Turkey, except that the Red Crescent does not have a star and is usually
centered on its white ground.
Iran also adopted the Red Crescent in 1980 after abandoning the Red Lion and Sun.

4) In a Six Grade Cscope lesson it has the students chart Ibn Battuta’s pilgrimage to Mecca & Medina. 

 

5) Within one of Cscope’s “Instructional Focus Documents” which gives direction to the Teacher on presenting the TEKS to students we find the following…..  Notice the 2nd bulleted point 2 it states “Qu’ran forbade forced Conversions so Muslims also allowed conquered people to retain their own religions“. 

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Nowhere in Cscope does it point out the persecutions that have and are taking place across the Middle East in the name of Islam. The following verses of the Qu’ran are not given to Texas Students to interpret. Cscope portrays Islam as just another peaceful religion. 

Qur’an 9:29-Fight against Christians and Jews ”until they pay the tribute readily, being brought low.”

Qur’an 4:91- If the unbelievers do not offer you peace, kill them wherever you find them. Against such you are given clear warrant.

. Qur’an 9:7-9-Don’t make treaties with non-Muslims. They are all evildoers and should not be trusted.

Qur’an 9:12-14-Fight the disbelievers! Allah is on your side; he will give you victory.

. Qur’an 9:5 Kill the nonbelievers wherever you find them.

Qur’an 2:191-2-Kill disbelievers wherever you find them. If they attack you, then kill them. Such is the reward of disbelievers.

Qur’an (5:51) – ”O you who believe! do not take the Jews and the Christians for friends; they are friends of each other; and whoever amongst you takes them for a friend, then surely he is one of them; surely Allah does not guide the unjust people.”

Qur’an (2:65-66) Christians and Jews must believe what Allah has revealed to Muhammad or Allah will disfigure their faces or turn them into apes, as he did the Sabbath-breakers.

Qur’an (4:48, 4:116)-Those who ascribe a partner to Allah (like Christians do with Jesus and the Holy Spirit) will not be forgiven. They have “invented a tremendous sin.”

Qur’an (4:51)-Jews and Christians believe in idols and false deities, yet they claim to be more rightly guided than Muslims.

Qur’an (5:51) Don’t take Jews or Christians for friends. If you do, then Allah will consider you to be one of them.

Qur’an (5:80) – “You will see many of them befriending those who disbelieve; certainly evil is that which their souls have sent before for them, that Allah became displeased with them and in chastisement shall they abide.” Those Muslims who befriend unbelievers will abide in hell.

Qur’an (3:85) – ”And whoever desires a religion other than Islam, it shall not be accepted from him, and in the hereafter he shall be one of the losers.”

. Qur’an 9:6-Those who submit and convert to Islam will be treated well. (Those who don’t submit will be killed. See previous verse.)

Qur’an 5:53 Jews and Christians are losers.

Qur’an 5:59 Jews and Christians are evil-livers.

Qur’an 5:63 Evil is the handiwork of the rabbis and priests.

Qur’an 5:72 Christians will be burned in the Fire.

 

6) Cscope, Islam, Women and Sex

 

7) Cscope World History Islamic Propaganda-1

8) 6th Grade Lesson…. Islam Misconception that needs clarifying… ????

“Christianity and Islam are so similar lets not be deceived. This is the idea that Cscope hopes to portray. Islam

 

9) Cscope says “Allah is the Only God”

 

 

10) The Middle East Lesson the lesson states the following…”Also, the rise of Islamic Fundamentalism is having an enormous impact as it recruits terrorists to free all oppressed Islamic people to carry out the Jihad.“

 

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CSCOPE: OBAMA A GOOD CITIZEN?

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CSCOPE, Texas’ Progressive,  Marxist, Pro Communist, and Pro Islamic Curriculum used in over 70% of Texas Schools never fails to disappoint in their intent to indoctrinate our children. Below you will find a question on a 2nd grade Assessment test on good citizenship with Obama being one of the choices. When did you job/position make you a good citizen?

My home schooled college graduate adult children could and did spot a liberal professor’s slant in course work and testing and would follow along for the sake of the grade. Can you expect a 2nd grader to have the same level of objective thinking, of course not. If I still had a 2nd grader at home they would know Obama is not a good citizen and would not have circled him……and would have gotten the question wrong?

What is it about Obama that makes him a good citizen in Cscope’s eyes?

 

Is it his?:

1)Taking an Oath to Protect and Defend our Constitution and continuing to assault it and see it as an obstacle to his ambitious agenda of “Transforming America” into a Socialist, Marxist Society.
2)The hypocritical way that he flaunts his extravagant lifestyle while he ask Americans to tighten their belt.
3)Promises Transparency and Honesty and delivers deception and lies
4)Promotes Class Warfare
5)Race baiting
6)Demonize’s political opposition by using the media
7)Rewards our Enemies with Fighter jets and money and snubs our allies and talks about them behind their back.
8)Refusing to allow the survivors of Benghazi to tell their story.
9) Continually blaming his predecessor for his inability to achieve success.
10)Continuing to appoint the most controversial figures to positions of power baiting the political opposition into a fight.

 

I could fill up the whole article with the failures and bad citizenship of this President…he should get an award!

 

I call this INDOCTRINATION!

 

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How Parents and Teachers can Stop Cscope

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‘LET GO OF THE SYSTEM’: HOW CAN PARENTS &

TEACHERS STOP CSCOPE?

 

By Tiffany Gabbay

The Blaze

On Thursday TheBlaze along with The Glenn Beck Program delved deeply into the controversial curriculum system sweeping Texas schools known as CSCOPE. From issuing gag orders on teachers to bar them from talking about lesson plans, to preventing parents from obtaining information about what their children are being taught, the way CSCOPE operates almost seems like a work of fiction. Disturbingly, it is not.

Following up on issues covered by his panel the night before, Beck on Friday discussed what teachers and parents can actually do to stop the effects of what’s being called an “oppressive” curriculum management system.

“The best thing is to educate yourself as a teacher on what it [CSCOPE] is,” Beck said. “As a parent, get your kids out of the public school system… Do not let another day go by with kids being indoctrinated.”

Historian and Texas native David Barton said parents should broach the subject with the curriculum directors of their children’s schools and engage the school superintendent.

“Teach kids what is right,” Barton said.

Barton and Pat Gray both said it’s important for parents and teachers to focus on their school boards and, more pointedly, the local election process, because citizens are most effective at the local level.

Barton explained that CSCOPE is operating outside of Texas, typically under the generic Common Core standards name and that there are variations of CSCOPE in other states.

The public education and traditional university system is “killing our ingenuity,” Beck said.

He noted that there have been many successful people, including famed CEOs and entrepreneurs, who did not go the route of traditional education. Beck qualified that wasn’t saying education is not important, but that the system by which it’s sometimes delivered can be inherently flawed.

“Don’t let go of education, but let go of the system,” Beck said. “You can think out of the box.”

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Texas Cscope Teachers Need Your Help!

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How sad that those who have dedicated their careers to teaching children and are now working under the fear and control of their school administrators. Why you may ask? Over 70% of the Texas School’s superintendents and school boards across the state have purchased and implemented a Marxist/Progressive curriculum called Cscope without public input or knowledge. Parents have not been allowed to see the lessons and students rarely bring home homework which eliminates parental involvement and and their awareness of the transformation taking place in their local schools. Cscope is patterned after the ideology of humanist Linda Darling Hammond, Fenwick English and Marxist Lev Vygotsky. Teachers across the state are afraid of losing their jobs if they speak out against Cscope but some have done so anonymously. Please read the following from a Teacher who is thanking the grassroots for speaking out.

 

Posted anonymously by an East Texas teacher after she read above article, “Most Amazing Senate Ed Hearing Ever”:I would like to say how much I deeply appreciate that someone is out there looking into CSCOPE! There are SO many teachers that deplore the “curriculum” but there is no way that many of us can publicly say anything against the “Bible” that has been handed to us. In some districts, I assure you, it has been referred to as the “Bible” for us to strictly adhere to – or else! 

I have been teaching for over 2 decades (headed to 3 – hopefully) and I have yet to see anything come through our Texas schools that has done more harm than this fluff. 

Every day that I have to go in and try to find a way to teach this and somehow still live with the knowledge that my students are not getting my best, I am thankful that my children have all graduated and will not have to suffer this travesty of the educational process. It is my grandchildren that I now worry about – as do their parents. 

I have witnessed several of my peers choose to retire rather than be forced to become a “trained monkey” as they were told that a trained monkey could teach these lessons and therefore they had no excuse for not following the “curriculum”. I still have a couple of years to go and I am hoping (and praying) that somehow I can make it without having to completely give up on the education of future Texas graduates. 

I am a proud Texan and I abhor the level that we have fallen to in our public schools. I am deeply saddened to have spent my entire adult life in the pursuit of education for myself and my students to watch it all fall by the wayside as I prepare for retirement. 

So, once again, I would like to thank you for the public scrutiny that you are placing on this failure that is being forced into our school and into the minds of our children.

For more information on Cscope go to www.txcscopereview.com

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CSCOPE GAG ORDER

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TEXAS  CSCOPE TEACHERS ARE GAGGED AND CHAINED INTO NOT DISCLOSING THEIR CSCOPE

CURRICULUM OR SAYING ANYTHING NEGATIVE ABOUT IT. 

CSCOPE IS AN ONLINE CURRICULUM. PARENTS HAVE NOT BEEN ALLOWED TO SEE IT. BELOW IS A

COPY OF THE NONDISCLOSURE STATEMENT THAT HAS TO SIGNED ELECTRONICALLY ONLINE

WITH OUT LEGAL COUNSEL.

 

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12. Notice of Claims of Intellectual Property Violations. The Content may include pictures, information, testimonials, letters, marks, slogans and other content uploaded or provided by third parties or otherwise received from third parties. TESCCC does not permit the use of Content that infringes on the copyright or trademarks or rights of publicity of others, and will remove any such content that violates the copyright or trademarks or other rights of others if properly notified of such violation in accordance with the procedure set forth in this Agreement. If you believe that any of the Content infringes your copyright or trademark rights or your rights of publicity, please provide TESCCC (whose contact information provided below) with the following information:

1. a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2. identification of the copyrighted work or mark or publicity right claimed to have been infringed, or, if you believe that multiple works, marks or publicity rights have been infringed, a representative list of such works, marks or publicity rights;

3. identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit TESCCC to locate the material;

4. information reasonably sufficient to permit TESCCC to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted;

5. a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law; and

6. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of a right that is allegedly infringed.

TESCCC’s agent for the notice of any claim of infringement of any copyright or trademark or right of publicity is as follows:

By email: info@cscope.us,

By mail: Texas Education Service Center Curriculum Collaborative Attention: Wade Labay 5701 Springdale Road Austin, Texas 78723

Please provide all of the information requested above. No specific form is required to provide TESCCC with notifications of possible infringement. However, it will take TESCCC longer to process your notice if any of this information is not provided, and in some cases, we may not be able to process your notice. Also please note that, due to security concerns, attachments cannot be accepted. Accordingly, any notification of possible infringement submitted electronically with an attachment will not be received or processed.

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14. Limitation of Liability.

Neither TESCCC nor any Affiliated Party shall be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from: (i) any errors in or omissions on the Site or in the Content; (ii) the unavailability or interruption of the Site or any features thereof; (iii) your use of the Site; (iv) the Content; or (v) any delay or failure in performance beyond the control of TESCCC or any Affiliated Party.

THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF TESCCC AND THE AFFILIATED PARTIES TO YOU AND OTHERS USING THE SITE UNDER THE SAME DISTRICT USER LICENSE AGREEMENT, IN THE AGGREGATE, IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONTENT, THE SITE, THE CONTENT AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT EXCEED AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT PAID UNDER YOUR DISTRICT USER LICENSE AGREEMENT IN THE 12 MONTHS PRECEDING THE BREACH AND THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST US AND ANY AFFILIATED PARTY.

15. Governing Law. This Agreement, and all related matters, shall be governed by Texas law and United States law. Any action arising out of any dispute with respect to this Agreement shall only be brought in the state or federal courts located in Travis County, Texas. You agree that the statute of limitations for any claim against TESCCC shall be brought within one year from when the claim arose, and any claims not brought within such period of time shall be deemed waived.

17. Equitable Remedies You agree that, if the terms of this Agreement are not specifically enforced, we will be irreparably damaged, and therefore you agree that we shall be entitled, without bond, other security or proof of damages, to appropriate equitable remedies with respect any breaches, in addition to any other available remedies.

16. Miscellaneous. This Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against any party. Any rule of construction to the effect that ambiguities are to be resolved against the drafting party shall not apply in interpreting this Agreement. This Agreement and all incorporated agreements and your information may be automatically assigned by us in our sole discretion to a third party in the event of an acquisition, sale or merger. If any provision of this Agreement is held illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be replaced, to the extent possible, with a legal, valid, and enforceable provision that is similar in tenor to the illegal, invalid, or unenforceable provision as is legally possible. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Site is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement. The captions used in this Agreement are provided for convenience only and shall have no effect on the construction of the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement (and each supplemental agreement referenced in or referencing this Agreement found on the Site) constitutes the entire agreement between you and TESCCC with respect to the Site, the Content and any related matter.

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